Follow the posting guidelines in social media platforms tooThere is a growing tendency among various social media to meddle with the internal affairs of a country. A few weeks ago top officials of the Twitter declined to visit India to face the Parliamentary Committee regarding safety & security of the user's data in the subcontinent. Now it's time for Facebook. Recently, the lawmakers in Britain has directly accused Facebook of not following the privacy and anti-competition laws in the country and after a thorough investigation, they are now saying that Facebook has done this deliberately. The report indicates that it's CEO has also declined to appear before a parliamentary panel there.
We all are aware of the Cambridge Analytica controversy and when there is a growing concern in many countries about the highhandedness of different social media platforms, people need to be more cautious while using them. There is a clear guideline from every government and all online platforms operating in a country has to follow them. While social media platforms may not adhere to all the guidelines of a country, as a user, one must be aware of the guidelines in place for each of those networks. Since most of us are aware of not to post any confidential information on social networking sites, we must be fully aware of the posting guidelines also.
While we ISCians always advice others to follow the posting guidelines here in this platform, it's important to follow the posting guidelines in various social media platforms too.